This was our first day to see our
I began by brainstorming with my students a list of things that should be included in a comment. Just leaving "That's cool," doesn't cut it! Our list of ideas included:
givespecific details givea compliment putyour name (first) and location (Texas, USA) aska question nonegatives highlevel vocabulary
capitalization sentences propernouns (I) punctuation correctspelling
- Format - Letter
topicsentence, conclusion greeting, closing
I also included a sample form students can use to write an appropriate comment:
I enjoyed reading about _____________ because _____________________. I especially liked ______________. Did you know __________________? I was wondering ________________? I hope to hear from you soon, My blog is at _________________.
First Name (Texas, USA)
We spent the remainder of our class finding student blogs and posting comments. Next week, we will only spend about 30 minutes total on this activity.
Please feel free to look at our blogs (use the links on the left side of this page titled Let's Blog) and please leave a comment. My student's would love to hear from you!